Pensions

Our multidisciplinary team of leading attorneys with a background in pension and social security law and corporate & insurance regulation covers all issues that arise in the area of pensions and benefits.

The pensions team advises and represents a broad range of clients such as private sector employers, public authorities, not-for-profit organisations, pension funds and insurance companies, as well as private individuals and groups of individuals.

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Your contacts in Pensions

Brussels

Filip Van Beirendonck

Senior Attorney
Brussels

Sophie Vantomme

Senior Attorney
Brussels

Sam De Voogt

Attorney
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We have extensive experience with the Belgian supervisory authority (the Financial Services and Markets Authority - FSMA), both as a result of frequently representing clients before the FSMA and based on in-depth familiarity with the functioning of the Authority.

Eubelius is an active member of PensioPlus. Members of our pensions team are regular speakers at conferences and seminars and also deliver training sessions.

Some of our references

  • Assisting pension funds in complying with IORP II (updating articles of association and governance policies). 
  • Advice to private and public sector employers regarding discrimination issues related to occupational pension schemes, and representation in court.
  • Representation in court regarding State liability related to the insolvency of a group insurance company.
  • Representation of employers in court regarding alleged discrimination in occupational pensions.
  • Drafting of pension plan rules for employers in the public and private sectors.
  • Advice regarding the transfer and harmonisation of occupational pension plans following mergers and acquisitions and other reorganisations of companies.
  • Advice regarding the transfer of the pension liabilities of an insurer to a pension fund.
  • Due diligence regarding the occupational pension schemes of companies in various business sectors.
  • Drafting of the road map for setting up a multi-employer public sector pension plan and public sector pension fund.
  • Representation before the Constitutional Court and the Council of State in cases concerning federal pension legislation (legal and occupational pensions).